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February 1, 2019

Join us to celebrate the opening of Professor John Malcolm McRae’s sculptural exhibit, his first in over 5 years!

JohnMalcolm McRae is an architect and EmeritusProfessor in The University of Tennessee (UT) College of Architecture and Design. Hiswork at UT focuses on projects in Haiti andAppalachia. He is also working as a ceramic artist, creating Raku fired torsos and fantasy creatures. His work on torsos is primarily focused on custom work for clients. It is hand built, while done with careful attention to accuracy in seeking to capture the essence of the subject. McRae works out of  Mighty Mud Ceramics, a pottery facility serving a community of artists in Knoxville, TN, where he currently resides. McRae's sculpture work has been displayed in galleries in Seaside, FL,  New York City, Highlands, NC, the NY Hamptons and Knoxville, TN.

McRae has, over his career, served as Dean at two universities, including The University of Tennessee and Mississippi State University. He is a registered architect and a graduate of The University of Texas and Rice University. He has been involved in a range of research and creative works including studies in gerontology and environmental education for children. McRae is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and served as National President of the Association of Colleges and Schools ofArchitecture. He is self taught in his ceramic work, in which he has been engaged for seven years. His sculpture work has been received by clients in 16 states,WDC, and internationally.

Located at Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts

Friday, Feb 1 - 4-8pm